Thank you to the following sponsors for making
My Hometown Fest 2024 possible!

Major Sponsors

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Sunset Automotive Group

The Sunset Automotive Group has 14 full service dealerships representing 17 different manufacturers in Sarasota, Venice and Bradenton. We also offer 4 conveniently located body shops so we are able to meet each of our customer’s needs in a one stop shop approach. We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers’ needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing! Visit Sunset Automotive Group online to learn more.

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Gulfside Wealth

Gulfside Wealth is a comprehensive wealth management and planning service committed to helping our clients improve their long-term success and pursue financial freedom. We specialize in Wealth Planning & Investment Services, Retirement Income & Distribution Planning, Family Wealth Planning, Educational Events & Communication, and offer personalized attention for each of our clients. Visit Gulfside Wealth online.

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Verano MÜV Medical Cannabis

MÜV makes medicine. In awe of the healing powers of this plant, we tapped top cannabinoid scientists and researchers to develop MÜV’s medicinal cannabis line. Fueled by expertise, ingenuity, and a relentless dedication to quality, MÜV offers cannabis flower, vapes, extracts, topicals, concentrates, distillates, inhalers, patches, and tinctures to help you feel better. Learn more by visiting us online.

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Hale Law

Accident? Injured? GO TO HALE® If you’ve been injured in a car accident or suffered a serious personal injury due to another’s negligence, you need strong, effective legal assistance at your side to make sure you get the care and compensation you deserve to recover from your injuries to the fullest extent possible. Hale Law exists to provide the people of Florida, including Sarasota, Brandon, Bradenton, Lakewood ranch, Venice, and Port Charlotte, with high-quality legal services and a focus on client needs and concerns.  Call 1-800-800-1414 for your FREE consultation or visit We don’t get paid unless you win!

Friends of Sertoma Sponsors

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Badger Bob’s Services

We grew up in the service business, and your satisfaction is our priority. Handling any temperature control challenge, from heating/cooling installation, maintenance and repair, to duct sealing and cleaning, our team upholds higher standards of quality. We further offer a wide range of expert plumbing services, including water heaters, and provide dryer vent cleaning and the installation, upkeep and repair of major appliances. Our goal is to make it simple and affordable to keep your household running smoothly. Learn more here.

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Lancaster & Eure, Attorneys at Law

At Lancaster & Eure our practice focuses on workers’ compensation, personal injury, automobile and trucking accidents, wrongful death, Social Security disability claims, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, workplace discrimination, wage and hour disputes, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, and products liability. With over 100 years of combined legal experience, you can always be sure you are receiving the most dynamic and qualified legal representation at Lancaster & Eure.

Learn more by visiting our website.

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Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

Welcome to the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). The staff at SRQ is continuously trying to find ways to improve the customer experience, whether traveling to and from, or just visiting the airport. Learn more about SRQ International Airport by visiting us online.

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D&D Air

Since 1986, our family has been providing 5 star services throughout the Suncoast.  We are a Verified Contractor offering Sales and Repair of Many Air Conditioning Brands.  We are the company your neighbors trust for their air conditioning repair.  Call today, 24 hour service 941.479.3565.   Or visit us at

SRQ Botanicals

SRQ Botanicals is Sarasota’s leader in quality hemp CBD products. We offer a complete line of USA-sourced hemp CBD tinctures, CBD oils and CBD edibles, including CBD gel caps and gummies, in addition to an array of luxurious, soothing CBD hair care and body lotions.  For your four-legged friends we have premium CBD pet treats and other CBD pet products. Whether visiting our Sarasota store or shopping online, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you find the right CBD products to meet your needs. Visit to learn more.

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Willis Smith Construction

Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. is a privately held construction management firm based in Sarasota providing expert commercial builder services. We have been providing quality construction services in Southwest Florida since 1972. Our full-service capabilities are customized to meet each owner’s specific project needs at all phases of the assignment. Learn more by visiting Willis Smith Construction online.

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Gulfside Bank

Gulfside Bank is Sarasota’s only locally owned community bank offering a variety of retail, commercial and private banking services. The Bank was founded by a diverse group of business leaders deeply rooted in the local community. Our founding Directors and employees share in the belief that community banks make a positive and lasting impact on the communities in which they operate. Please visit to learn more.

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Arbor Landscapes

Arbor Landscapes is a top-tier landscape design and maintenance service in Sarasota, FL. Our expert design services and attentive grounds team ensure a stunning landscape that is also easy to maintain. We work closely with clients to create a custom design that fits their needs and preferences, using the latest technology and techniques for sustainability. Our thorough maintenance services include lawn care, tree trimming, irrigation system installation, and more. 941.927.8002 

Beer Sponsors

Sweetwater Brewing Company

SweetWater brewery has been makin’ tasty brews in the heart of the south since 1997. What started as a pipe dream of two college buddies has turned into a dream job full of great adventures and lip-smackin’ beers. What would you expect from a couple of boys with more of a hankering for beers than for books. Remember, don’t float the mainstream as we all find our path in life, and drink ‘em if you got ‘em. Visit Sweetwater Brewing online.

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Gold Coast Eagle Distributing

Gold Coast Eagle Distributing sells and markets all brands produced by Anheuser-Busch, Modelo/Corona, and many Import and Craft beers in Manatee and Sarasota counties. The company employs about 160 sales, service and support associates and runs 40 trucks per day. It’s also involved in over 600 local charitable events every year. Visit Gold Coast Eagle Distributing online.

Media Partners

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Stroll/Be Local

STROLL: We deliver neighborhood connections to affluent homes across the nation. Stroll is the premier publisher of affluent neighborhood magazines, reaching millions of homeowners in upscale communities since 2004.

 BeLocal: We help new movers discover local favorites. Through our comprehensive guide written by locals, BeLocal introduces newcomers to the place they now call home.

Learn more by visiting Stroll and BeLocal online.

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune was founded in 1925. Today, 90 years later, our company has transformed from a newspaper to a diversified media company known as the Herald-Tribune Media Group. The HTMG’s mission is to be the most trusted and valued source of news and information in the market we serve. Visit the Sarasota Herald-Tribune online.

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WEDU is West Central Florida’s PBS station. Financially supported by the community, WEDU offers a wealth of award-winning inspirational, educational and enlightening content over a variety of multimedia platforms including: television, our website and various social media platforms, our monthly member magazine Premiere, educational outreach activities and a myriad of special events. Learn more here.

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Hometown News

Hometown News USA, is a local niche bi-monhtly direct mail magazine concept that’s been serving the Lakewood Ranch and Palmer Ranch areas since 2014. They present trusted businesses to new homeowners and current residents.

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Out & About with Tyler Butler

Sarasota’s premier show on everything Sarasota and beyond! Learn more here

Marketing Partners

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Avenue Media

Avenue Media was founded in 2018 to service the underserved trades industry. Since inception, we are continuously selected as the preferred web design & marketing agency of construction companies and home improvement & service businesses across the USA.

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Kuhl One Music Management

The music industry is always fluid therefore we share our passion by helping others. Our process is to provide high quality entertainment, whatever genre to venues, events and more. We have the highest level of entertainers that are professional, dynamic and sure to make the big impression. Kuhl One Management is the one stop in entertainment booking and management on the Gulfcoast. Learn more by visiting Kuhl One Management online.

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Strauser Marketing

For the past 25 years, Strauser Marketing has helped businesses create their brand presence, marketing culture, and achieve their business goals. Our process is designed to empower your business with innovative marketing that works best for your needs. Talk to us today about how we can support your growth, limit your turnover, and put you on a solid track to success and profit. Learn more about Strauser Marketing online.